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September 3, 2009 at 8:53 AM

Thursday a.m. links

Couldn’t be more fitting — first day of football season also the first day of school in this household. …
— I forgot last night to link Jerry Brewer’s column on UW president Mark Emmert and his thoughts on whether there are comparison to his hire of Nick Saban at LSU and Steve Sarkisian here.
Ted Miller’s first week picks are up and he has LSU winning easily, 44-17. He also this look at what to watch for this weekend with a mention of UW.
Nick Daschel adds up all of his position rankings and has UW at seventh overall ahead of Oregon, believe it or not, Stanford and Washington State.
— The Oregonian’s Ken Goe unveils his final Pac-10 picks and has UW at No. 9.
— The Sporting News has this preview of the game.
— Here are some news and notes from the LSU side as well as a video examining the QB matchup in this game. And here’s the LSU page with all the stories on the Tigers from NOLA.com.
— In more LSU news, the incredibly named T-Bob Hebert, the son of former NFL QB Bobby Hebert, will start at center for the Tigers Saturday.
— And here’s an LSU notebook that clarifies the team’s plans in Seattle Friday — the Tigers will workout at the Seahawks’ facility but will also visit Husky Stadium. Also sounds like a trip to the Space Needle may be in the offing. The second page of the story quotes Les Miles saying that true frosh QB Russell Shepard will be on the field for 10-12 plays.
— The LSU student paper has this on how Tigers fans plan to get around Seattle while they are here.
— The LSU web site has more on the Tigers’ travel plans.
— Finally, Vince Grippi has his usual news and notes around the Pac-10
Also, I’ll have a live chat today at noon, but I’ll also put up a separate entry about that in a little while.

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